Signatures from the past figure at hotel
General manager Brian Wishart A guest book signed by a former Prime Minister is to be given pride of place in a historic Highland Perthshire hotel once its £2m refurbishment is completed.
Fisher’s Hotel in Pitlochry was once visited by William Gladstone as well as renowned philanthropist Andrew Carnegie and their entries in an old guest book dating back to 1892 are to be showcased at the end of the hotel’s ongoing renovation.
The extensive project, which is expected to be finished by the end of the year, has seen the creation of 30 new rooms within the hotel giving a new room count of 140.
This included the creation of impressive new special occasion rooms, with many of the original features including period fireplaces being re-instated.
It follows a fire which ripped through the hotel’s roof just hours into the New Year and left its third floor badly damaged.
General manager Brian Wishart
Famous signatures in Fisher’s Hotel’s guest book in Pitlochry commented:“This guest book offers proof of what has long been a myth that these prominent figures stayed here during their heyday. With the rooms having been reconfigured over the years, it’s nearly impossible to pinpoint the location of their room but we are sure our guests will enjoy being in good company.”
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